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1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
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November 20 Meeting: Hart School District Governing Board
Monday, Nov 18, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has published the agenda for the board’s November 20 meeting at 7 p.m. A closed session is set to start at 5:30 p.m. for conference with legal counsel about anticipated litigation, conferences with labor negotiators representing teachers’...

Hart District Ranks 6 Schools on Newsweek STEM List
Friday, Nov 8, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District has placed six schools on the Newsweek ranking of the top 5,000 STEM high schools for 2019, honoring excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. All six schools are therefore in the top 10% nationally. According to the U.S. Department...

Nov. 6: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, Nov 4, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will hold its next regular meeting on Wednesday, November 6, at 7 p.m. In a closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., the Board will confer with legal counsel regarding “significant exposure to litigation,” act on confidential settlement...

Hart District’s Sequoia School Wins State Golden Bell Award
Monday, Oct 21, 2019

It’s the smallest school in the William S. Hart Union High School District, but Sequoia School has just won a big award – a 2019 Golden Bell Award from the California School Boards Association. After an on-site visit to the school’s Therapeutic Program, the CSBA notified Principal Catherine Nicholas...

Wellness Centers Open at Canyon, West Ranch High Schools
Friday, Oct 4, 2019

Stress was left outside the door as students, teachers, administrators and dignitaries enjoyed the grand opening of the two William S. Hart Union High School District’s sponsored Wellness Centers at Canyon and West Ranch high schools. Comfortable couches, the sounds of trickling water and soothing...

Oct. 2: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019

The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 7:00 p.m., with a closed session beginning at 6:00 p.m. Items on the agenda include updates on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Rollout and Surplus Property, as well as...

Hart District to Honor 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will recognize the district’s 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year at its next meeting Wednesday. A teacher from each Hart District school has been chosen as part of the California Teachers of the Year program, which has brought recognition...

Sept. 18 Meeting Agenda: Hart District Governing Board

The Sept. 18 meeting agenda for the next regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has been posted by district officials. In a closed session starting at 5:45 p.m., board members will consider settlement agreements; discuss negotiations regarding lease or sale...

Final Days to Buy ‘Cocktails on the Roof’ Tickets Online
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

There are just a few days left to get your tickets online to “Cocktails on the Roof,” coming up on Sept 6. Held on top of the Macy’s parking garage, this cocktails and spirits-based event in town will feature dancing all night long to a DJ and relaxing in cool, modern lounges. Guests...

Local Family Adds ‘Keep the Pressure’ Kits to Castaic High, Golden Oak Adult School
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

The family behind the Keep the Pressure kits placed in every single junior high and high school classroom in Santa Clarita has extended their donation to an additional 25 kits for Castaic High School and five to Golden Oak Adult School. Santa Clarita sisters Cambria and Maci Lawrence, along with their...

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Two West Ranch High School alumni were killed and one was injured in a traffic collision in Granada Hills Wednesday afternoon, according to sources not authorized to speak publicly about the situation.
West Ranch Alumni Reportedly Killed in Granada Hills Crash
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that five paseo bridge banners have been installed across Santa Clarita to promote Small Business Saturday and encourage residents to make a big impact by shopping small on Saturday, Nov. 30.
Small Business Saturday Paseo Banners Installed Across SCV Bridges
William S. Hart Union High School District officials discussed healing during their first board meeting since the Saugus High School shooting left three students dead and injured three more last week.
Shooting Victims, Saugus Community Remembered at Hart District Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s board renewed Santa Clarita Valley International’s charter school petition Wednesday night despite district staff stating the school did not qualify for renewal under traditional California Education Code.
Hart District Extends SCVi Charter’s Petition to 2025
1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Mark Ridley-Thomas on Tuesday that provides funding and additional mental health services for veterans.
Supes Boost Mental Health Services to Veterans
The city of Santa Clarita will host its 28th annual Fine Craft Show outdoors at Old Orchard Park in Valencia on Saturday and Sunday, November 23 and 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nov. 23-24: Fine Craft Show at Old Orchard Park
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free panel discussion titled “Where Do You Find Inspiration?” in the next installment of Art Tank at The Main in Old Town Newhall on Thursday, November 21, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Nov. 21: Art Tank Discussion on Finding Inspiration
The West Ranch Wildcats football team's comeback on Friday night was dramatic in more ways than one.
Prep Football: Wildcats Pull Through, Indians Hopeful
For the 17th consecutive year, Six Flags Magic Mountain will collect food for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank during the annual “Bag-A-Ticket” holiday food drive on Monday, November 25.
Nov. 25: Holiday Food Drive at Six Flags Magic Mountain
SCV Water's Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 21: SCV Water Public Outreach & Legislative Committee Meeting
A second child died Wednesday as a result of a fiery crash on Monday at a busy Stevenson Ranch intersection, where the driver, a Bakersfield woman, was found naked next to the car as it burned and Good Samaritans tried to save the children.
Second Child Dies of Injuries from Fiery Crash; CHP Investigating
Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Volunteer & Advocacy Coordinator Robin Clough has been selected as a California Senior Legislature Assembly Member.
Senior Center’s Robin Clough Joins California Senior Legislature
Last week, former Valencia defensive coordinator Rob Waters cleaned out his football drawer. By the time he was done, 23 years of Vikings coaching knowledge took the form of a 4-foot stack of notes and mementos.
Rob Waters Steps Down as Valencia Defensive Coordinator
For the 10th consecutive year, the Castaic Lions Club, along with dozens of volunteers, including students from the William S. Hart Union High School District, are planning to host their Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida.
Volunteers Plan Thanksgiving Feast Fit for a Community
Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean's "Saugus Strong" editorial for The Signal lauds the community's strength after the Saugus High shooting.
Mayor Marsha McLean: Santa Clarita Community is Saugus Strong
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested nine SCV residents on a variety of charges during a crime suppression operation late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.
SCV Deputies Arrest 9 in Overnight Crime Suppression Sweep
Huddled together under their basket before the season opener against Glendale High School at Glendale on Tuesday, the Saugus girls basketball team let out a chant.
Saugus Girls Basketball Opens Season with Win Over Glendale
Although it may seem implausible at first, following a deadly campus shooting at Saugus High School on Thursday, healing is possible, according to therapist Dr. Jonathan Sandberg.
Saugus High Shooting: Therapist Offers Tips for Healing
Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring November 2019 as “Native American Heritage Month” in the state of California.
November is Native American Heritage Month in California
The Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association, California's leading taxpayer protection organization, has given state Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) a perfect score.
Jarvis Taxpayer Association Gives Wilk a Perfect Score
In a federal courtroom in Oakland, California, on Wednesday, the Department of Justice clashed with lawyers for the Sierra Club, the state of California and a slew of other states looking to block the Pentagon from diverting $3.6 billion from the military to build a southern border wall.
Fight Over Border Wall Funding Diversion Begins in California
1831 - Local entrepreneurs Sanford and Cyrus Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) born in Machias, Maine [story]
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The College of the Canyons Employee Training Institute (ETI) has received $749,760 from the Employment Training Panel (ETP) to provide local companies with customized training programs that will include industry-recognized certifications, new skills and opportunities for employees to take their skills to the next level.
COC’s Employee Training Institute Awarded Nearly $750K for Local Training